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" He is a young man, with a very handsome face, a good head of hair, a pretty big voice, well set, and a good round leg. "
The Lives of the Right Hon. Francis North, Baron Guilford, Lord Keeper of ... - Page 43
by Roger North - 1826
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 9

John Dryden - English literature - 1808 - 482 pages
...twenty-one, hisextern.d appearance and accomplishments are thus described by one who knew him well : * " He is a young man, with a very handsome face, a good...answers. He rides the great horse very well, is a good tennis player, fencer, and dancer. He understands music, and plavs on the jjuittar and lute ; speaks...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 9

John Dryden - 1808
...appearance and accomplishments are thus described by one who knew him well : * " He is a young roan, with a very handsome face, a good head of hair, a...answers. He rides the great horse very well, is a good tennis player, fencer, and dancer. He understands music, and plays on the guittar and lute ; speafcs...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 9

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1821 - 476 pages
...twenty-one, his external appearance and accomplishments are thus described by one who knew him well : * " He is a young man, with a very handsome face, a good...pretty big voice, well set, and a good round leg. He pleased me exceedingly ; being very good-natured, asking many questions, and humouring the answers....
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The Beauties of Ireland: Being Original Delineations ..., Volume 1

James Norris Brewer - Architecture - 1825
...twenty-one, is thus drawn by Sir Robert Southwell, afterwards secretary of state to William III. " He is a young man with a very handsome face; a good head of hair ; well set; very good-natured ; rides the great horse very well ; is a very good tennis-player, fencer,...
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A general and heraldic dictionary of the peerages of England, Ireland, and ...

John Burke - 1831 - 631 pages
...discretion, talent, and noble bearing, that Sir Robert Southwell thus depicts him at that period. "He was a young man with a very handsome . face ; a good head of hair ; well set ; very good natured ; rides the great horse very well ; is a very good tennis player, fencer,...
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Memoirs of the Court of Charles the Second

Anthony Hamilton (Count) - Great Britain - 1846 - 562 pages
...much distinguished himself, that Sir Robert Southwell then drew the following character of him : — " He is a young man with a very handsome face ; a good head of hair ; well set ; very goodnatured ; rides the great horse very well ; is a very good tennis-player, fencer,...
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The Life of James, Duke of Ormond: Containing an Account of the ..., Volume 3

Thomas Carte - Ireland - 1851 - 730 pages
...the following character was given at this timek by a person who knew him well : " He is," says he, "a young man with a very handsome face, a good head...and a good round leg. He pleaseth me exceedingly, 163 being very good-natured, talking freely, asking many questions, and humouring the answers. He rides...
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Memoirs of the Court of Charles the Second

Anthony Hamilton (Count), Charles II (King of England), Thomas Blount - Great Britain - 1853 - 546 pages
...much distinguished himself, that Sir Robert Southwell then drew the following character of him : — " He is a young man with a very handsome face ; a good head of hair ; well set ; very goodnatured; rides the great horse very well ; is a very good tennis-player, fencer,...
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Memoirs of count Grammont, ed., with notes, by sir W. Scott

Anthony Hamilton - 1876
...much distinguished himself, that Sir Robert Southwell then drew the following 'character of him : " He is a young man with a very handsome face ; a good head of hair ; well set ; very good natured ; rides the great horse very well ; is a very good tennis-player, fencer,...
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Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 8

Leslie Stephen - Great Britain - 1886
...lived with her at Wild House. Ossory's character at this time ia thus given by Sir R. Southwell : ' He is a young man with a very handsome face, a good...round leg. He pleaseth me exceedingly, being very good natured, talking freely, asking many questions, and humouring the answers. He ' rides the great...
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